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This event is in the "Adults" group.

*CANCELLED* Women & Money Roundtable

May 12, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Finances
Description:
Women often wish they were more informed about finances as they relate to their family and themselves. This monthly discussion group, started in the spring of 2016, offers an opportunity to learn more in a comfortable setting with other women. A d...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Hoot Hoot Hooray! - WOODS

May 12, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us for stories, songs and activities for children ages 3-5. Children attend the storytime independently, but parent or caregiver must remain in the Library. In the spring, there are 2 sessions of Hoot-Hoot Hooray. Session 1 class dates: ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Gaming Tuesdays in the downUNDER

May 12, 2020
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:
Grades 6 and up: Every Tuesday we will be setting up the Nintendo Switch or XBOX One for group gaming or use one of our laptops from our mobile computer lab to game online with a group of your friends. If digital games aren't for you, try your hand a...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Library Council Meeting

May 12, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Teen Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Discussion Group, After School
Registration Required
Description:
For Teens and Tweens in Grades 6 and up: Have great ideas for library programs, looking to develop some leadership skills, or just love books?  Then we want to hear from you.  Join us for our Teen Council and learn how you can help out at t...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Little Engineers

May 12, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Discover the engineer in you in our Little Engineers program! Join us to design, experiment and problem solve. Participants will tackle fun, hands-on activities and explore various technologies. Bring your thinking power and be ready to have fun! ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

May 13, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
A lapsit program for pre-walking babies with songs, rhymes, and books. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

May 13, 2020
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:
Grades 6 and up. Join us in the downUNDER on Wednesdays for a hands-on activity guaranteed to get you thinking. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Arckidtecture

May 13, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
This class will bring out the inner architect in your child! Using a variety of skills like math, geometry, engineering, problem-solving and art, we will collaborate and build amazing things. Each week, we will design and create structures using diff...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night for Teens and Adults

May 13, 2020
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
Monthly Board Game Night is back! This event takes place the second Wednesday of every month. For ages 13 - 113. Looking for some new board game buddies? Curious to try out different games? Stop by and play games like Settlers of Catan, Pande...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Pajama Storytime

May 13, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Children's Library - Woods Library
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Bring your favorite stuffed animal, wear your favorite PJs and join us for an evening storytime. Bedtime stories and calming activities will get you and your family ready for bed.  For children ages 0-6 and their caregiver Drop-in Program ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

May 13, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Woods Branch
Program Type: Crafting
Registration Required
Description:

This is a terrific sewing group led by the fabulous designer Jennifer Butler! Bring your own project to work on or grab a pattern from our files. For ages 12 and up, but anyone under 14 must be accompanied by a parent.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

International Book Club

May 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Annie B. Jennings Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
The May selection is The Gathering  by Anne Enright. This is a book group for those who enjoy informal discussion and hearing the different viewpoints of the members. You don’t need to preregister and you are welcome whether or not you w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: Job Search Boot Camp

May 14, 2020
9:15am - 10:30am
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:

This tactical program targets a different set of job search skills and strategies each week. Pick up tips on interviewing, networking and resumes; something new each week.  Facilitator: Ann Wright has corporate HR experience with an extensive range of industries and has served as Assistant Director of Career Development at Yale School of Management MBA program. She has provided 1-on-1 counseling for hundreds of clients at Fairfield Public Library and in her private practice.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Terrific Twos - Woods

May 14, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. Songs, rhymes, books and movement for children ages 24-35 months and their caregiver. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Space is limited.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Wobbly Walkers - Main

May 14, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
An active storytime for children 12-23 months with songs, rhymes, and books! Child must be walking. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Terrific Twos - Main

May 14, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us for some jumping, jiggling, rhyming, singing, and stories! For children 24-35 months. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Purls of Wisdom Knitting Group

May 14, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Woods Branch
Program Type: Crafting
Description:
Whether you are an advanced knitter or just learning, this is a great group to join. Crocheters are welcome, too. Individual projects, group projects, and friendships are knit together each week. This group is for adults age 18 and over. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: One-on-One Career Counseling

May 14, 2020
10:45am - 2:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:

The Main Library hosts 20-minute, one-on-one counseling sessions with a career coach each week. Bring your resume and your questions. Same-day sign up is available at the Information Desk or by calling 203-256-3160. First come, first served; space is limited. Facilitator: Ann Wright has corporate HR experience with an extensive range of industries and has served as Assistant Director of Career Development at Yale School of Management MBA program. She has provided 1-on-1 counseling for hundreds of clients at Fairfield Public Library and in her private practice.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime - Main

May 14, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program for children ages 3-5 years old. Children and caregivers are invited to this early literacy-based program that will include stories, songs, finger plays and much more! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Trivia Thursdays in the downUNDER

May 14, 2020
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:

Grades 6 and up:  Think you know it all? Prove it and join us in the downUNDER on Thursdays for our Kahoot trivia challenge. Bring your own device or use one of our laptops. Laptops available on a first-come basis.

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Trailer Makers

May 14, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Writing, Technology, Book Club, After School
Description:
Are you interested in reading and filmmaking? Join us to create a book trailer for the book Small Spaces by Katherine Arden! You will learn how to create a storyboard, film your book trailer, and edit it using iMovie. Parents and caregivers are invit...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Garden Gems

May 14, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Spring has come and the garden awaits! Join us to create something special for your garden and even bring a piece of the garden into your home!  For children in grades 3-5. Parent or caregiver must remain in the Library for the dur...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Sing & Stomp - Woods

May 15, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. An active storytime for families with children ages 0-5. Hop, sing and dance with your child through stories and rhymes. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Space is limited.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Stomp - Main

May 15, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Library - Main Library
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
An active storytime for families with children 0-5 years old. Hop, sing and dance with your child through songs and rhymes! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
The Friends of Fairfield Public Library will hold a three day Book Sale featuring a large selection of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, and DVDs. The sale will take place in the Rotary Room at the Main Library on Friday, May 15 from 10:00 am-4...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Drop-In Architects

May 15, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:
Do you love designing with Lego® bricks? Are you inspired by tall buildings, fancy cars or animals? Put your imagination to work and join us for a fun-filled afternoon building with our very own collection of Lego® bricks! For children in grades...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Saturday Storytime - Woods

May 16, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Children's Library - Woods Library
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. A storytime for families with children ages 0-5. Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories for the whole family! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.